Media Statements

$55 million palliative care boost for regional, rural and remote Queensland
Today at 03:35 PM

$55 million palliative care boost for regional, rural and remote Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government is delivering a $55 million boost to palliative care to provide more services in regional, rural and remote Queensland.Blue Care has won the tender to deliver care across nine hospital and health services
Queensland tightens controls around casino operators and gaming industry
Today at 01:22 PM

Queensland tightens controls around casino operators and gaming industry

Queensland’s casino operators will be subject to tougher gambling laws as the state government improves compliance requirements, increases penalties and pushes for more gambling harm minimisation measures.
Regional Community Forums return for 2022
Today at 12:14 PM

Regional Community Forums return for 2022

Economic development priorities will be at the top of the agenda during the next round of Regional Community Forums, taking place in seven Queensland centres on Monday, 30 May.
Robina TAFE vies for sustainable construction world award
Today at 12:13 PM

Robina TAFE vies for sustainable construction world award

TAFE Queensland’s Robina campus on the Gold Coast has been announced as one of three finalists worldwide for a sustainability-focused construction award in the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics 2022 Awards of Excellence.
New industry sectors set to join Business Launchpad
Today at 11:57 AM

New industry sectors set to join Business Launchpad

Finding and applying for licences and permits and meeting other government requirements when starting or running a retail trade, accommodation or non-residential construction business is set to become a faster and easier process in Queensland.
Gundy water plan to power local hydrogen economy
Today at 11:36 AM

Gundy water plan to power local hydrogen economy

Goondiwindi is one step closer to having a regional hydrogen economy, fuelled by local sunshine and recycled water, thanks to $2 million in Palaszczuk Government funding.
Hospital data shows March 2022 quarter one like no other
Today at 11:19 AM

Hospital data shows March 2022 quarter one like no other

Queensland Health performance data shows the State’s public hospitals successfully managed a major Omicron wave in the first three months of 2022, when thousands of frontline health workers were furloughed due to the pandemic.
Wakka Wakka man David Wragge, who spent six years as a "dormitory boy" in Cherbourg, says National Sorry Day is "a day of hope".
Today at 10:30 AM

National Sorry Day holds hope for healing

Queenslanders are being urged to reflect on our state’s history this National Sorry Day and commit to making change to help the nation to heal.
Queensland to make public display of hate symbols a crime
Today at 10:10 AM

Queensland to make public display of hate symbols a crime

The public display of hate symbols such as those related to Nazi ideology will be banned in Queensland under new laws to combat hate crimes and serious vilification.
Cost of living rebate on your next power bill
Today at 10:04 AM

Cost of living rebate on your next power bill

Queenslanders will receive a $175 Cost of Living Rebate on their next power bill.
Minister Craig Crawford and Kowanyama State School captains Jaytara Gibbo, 11, (left) and Jaharlah Aidan, 11, at the 1200-strong Aboriginal community on Western Cape York
Today at 07:00 AM

Be brave, make change: National Reconciliation Week launches in Queensland

Queenslanders have been called to “be brave and make change” at this year’s National Reconciliation Week launch at Parliament House.
$4 million in grants to reap benefits of cluster fencing now open
Yesterday at 10:13 AM

$4 million in grants to reap benefits of cluster fencing now open

Queensland sheep and goat industries will get another boost with $4 million in grants over two years to leverage the benefits of the Palaszczuk Government’s investments in cluster fencing.